Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'DJ Hero 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 6, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Living rooms will transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.

Wii Preview - 'Tron: Evolution - Battle Grids'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 5, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Tron: Evolution - Battle Grids is an action game set in the combat arenas and streets of the TRON Universe. The game features a championship mode where friends can compete against each other or play together in fully customizable tournaments.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Shaun White Skateboarding'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Shaun White Skateboarding provides an innovative twist and fresh take on the skateboarding and action-sports genre.

PS3 Preview - 'Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 4, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ar tonelico Qoga is the final installment in the Ar tonelico series. In Sol Cluster, a kingdom is ruled by Clustania, an organization with an ultimate goal of enslaving humans and ruling the world. Two key Reyvateils(humanoids) fight back against the injustice.

PS3/X360 Hardware Preview - 'Rock Band 3'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 3, 2010 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Featuring an incredible 83-song setlist and access to far more music than any other music game, as well as innovative new gameplay modes and instruments, Rock Band 3 will change the way fans think about and play music games. This next iteration in the Rock Band platform has something new for everyone and also supports traditional Rock Band gameplay with players’ existing instruments.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'True Crime: Hong Kong'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 3, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

True Crime follows the story of detective Wei Shen as he infiltrates one of Hong Kong's notorious Triad crime syndicates. As a newly hired thug within the Triad organization, Wei must do whatever it takes to stay undetected and survive, balancing his moral duty as a cop with the objectives of the assignment.

XBLA Preview - 'Plants vs. Zombies'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 3, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Plants vs. Zombies combines real-time strategy, tower defense and collectible card games, but in a casual context.

NDS Preview - 'Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 2, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ghost Trick blends fun logic puzzles with the world of the supernatural, making for an entirely new and unique experience in the handheld gaming space. Part adventure game, part puzzle game, Ghost Trick's gameplay will challenge players' brains while its distinct art elements and character designs will deliver the fun.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 2, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Armada of the Damned is an entirely new experience within the Pirates of the Caribbean universe. The game takes place before the events of the blockbuster films. Players will take on the role of a pirate and embark on epic land and sea adventures.

PSP Preview - 'Z.H.P.: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 1, 2010 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Z.H.P. is an all new IP developed by the same team that brought the Disgaea series. The game retains the same hardcore SRPG aspects of Disgaea, but with a deeper customization feature for the character and even more randomly generated contents in battles.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Shank'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 1, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Shank is an over-the-top action/adventure, built with all the things that the devs over at Klei Entertainment are passionate about: amazing control, great animation, immersive environment, and everything else that we feel like, and none of the stuff we don't.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Mafia II'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 31, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mafia II immerses players in the mob underworld of a fictitious late 1940s-early 1950s scenario by fusing high-octane gunplay with white-knuckle driving and an engaging narrative. Players will easily become engaged in the game's cinematic Hollywood movie experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing city.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Dead Space 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 30, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience using gruesome new tools, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores Zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless necromorph onslaught.

Wii Preview - 'Deca Sports 3'

by Thomas Wilde on July 29, 2010 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Deca Sports 3 will introduce 10 completely new sporting events, with support for the Wii MotionPlus accessory, as players will compete in springboard diving, indoor volleyball, giant slalom, racquetball, air racing, kayaking, lacrosse, logging, halfpipe and fencing.

PS3 Preview - 'Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 28, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The anime style characters and backgrounds from previous Atelier titles remain, but they have been upgraded with a stunning cell-shaded animation style. The basic game play carries over the tradition of the series, using alchemy as the main focal point, where players can craft new items and also battle enemies using the power of alchemy.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Tron: Evolution'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 25, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Set during the era between the two Tron films, Tron: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the Tron mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced light cycles.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'DJ Hero 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 23, 2010 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Living rooms will transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 22, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock redefines music gaming with an all-new, story-driven Quest Mode, a completely redesigned rock-inspired guitar controller, the biggest on-disc selection of rock music ever in a Guitar Hero game and Quickplay+, which invites challenge-starved fanatics to test their rock skills.

PSP Preview - 'Cladun: This is an RPG'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 20, 2010 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Cladun is a retro-style dungeon crawler game. Players can create their own main character from scratch using a graphics editor and the dungeons that you will be adventuring in are randomly created for infinite replay value.

PC Preview - 'The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 19, 2010 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings features all new dialogue, updated graphics engine, realistic environment, revamped day/night cycle, actions that affect AI behavior, more dynamic/spectacular/bloody finishing moves and plenty more.